Professional profile summaries

Read two professional profile summaries to practise and improve your reading skills.

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Maria

I am an architect with 20 years' experience of designing and developing spaces. I am a partner in the award-winning STG Architects Ltd, which is famous for its work on the Galroy Building in London. I enjoy working with people from all over the world and have international experience of working in Italy, Greece, Thailand, Australia and Brazil. I have a Master of Science from Sheffield University and a BA in Architecture from Hull University. I also speak Italian and Thai. When I am not working, I spend my time hiking, skiing and diving.

Emily

I am an experienced sales manager with 12 years' experience of developing customer service teams. I am skilled in negotiation, team motivation and building successful sales teams. After ten years of working in sales and customer service at Halo Bank, I am now the sales office manager of a team of 120 at Southern General Plastics Ltd. I have an MBA from Stanford University and a degree in Business Studies from Cornell University. I am creative and hardworking, and enjoy working with others.

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Submitted by Giahaitruong on Mon, 02/03/2020 - 10:54

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hello, I'm a electrical engineer at Hanoi. I've had 4 years experience in my career. My job associate with electrical circuit, measuring machine, programming, etc ... I'm good at using Microsoft Office, writing code, photoshop and designing website. I'm also a creative, determined and punctual person.

Submitted by Alaa Basha on Sun, 16/02/2020 - 08:32

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I work as statistics administrative and marketing researcher. I work for a trading company which sells primary goods like wheat, rice, flour and sugar. I'm good at using computer especially Microsoft Office programs also i have skill in organizing things.

Submitted by MaryaSun on Fri, 31/01/2020 - 11:08

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actually, i don't do any work. But i have done lot of apprenticeships with my university. My experiences are about theater, television and cinema. I am a scenographer and i haveworked lot of time in a stage and i have painted lots of scenographies and i have helped lots of porters during the scenograpies allestiment

Submitted by Dariusz on Tue, 28/01/2020 - 23:48

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I work alone at home, I sell different kind of product by internet. I have master of history so I am not qualified to do this. My experience doesn't concern this section, but doesn't have to because I am the boss for myself :) I am creative and hardworking.

Submitted by shahhoseini on Sat, 25/01/2020 - 14:25

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I am a lecturer at a private university with 25 academic years of experience. I supervise some students in an MS degree. The teaching and researching are extremely attractive to me because these activities are creatively and motivating.
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Submitted by Magedelabd on Thu, 26/12/2019 - 14:02

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I work as automotive service manager . I work in the automotive after sales department since 2003 . I started as a maintenance technician then diagnostic technician , technical trainer , workshop foreman then at the end service manager since 2010. my qualifications is a 5 years mechanical engineering bachelor degree and one year certified manager degree from Mercedes Benz academy. my skills are , marketing , technical , communication . team management ,negotiation .

Submitted by Maksmatt on Thu, 17/10/2019 - 16:05

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I'm a musician, but I work at differents school as a teacher. My subjects are music, science and Norwegian as a second language. I have a master in music and undergraduate studies in Norwegian. Also I have 25 experience in teaching children and adults.

Submitted by Abdulmoati on Sat, 28/09/2019 - 20:19

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I’m a Surveyor Engineer I had 7 years experience for site work , I worked at many Companies,Institutions and two years in a municipality. I’m master at Instruments Surveying. I’m resident at KSA. I love working with others, hardworking and creative.